Jim Crow and the poll tax

The lesson is designed to help describe the restrictive legislation and other methods used to deny rights to African-Americans during Arkansas in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level: 5-8 Middle School; 9-12 High School

Time period: Civil War Through the Gilded Age 1861-1900; Early 20th Century 1901-1940

Arkansas Academic Standards are subject to revision every six years by the Arkansas Department of Education. The frameworks used in the majority of lesson plans on the Arkansas History Hub are from the 2006 Social Studies Frameworks and the 2007 Arkansas History Amendments and School Library Media Frameworks.

H.6.8.25, RP.6.AH.7-8.1, RP.6.AH.9-12.1, SR.5.AH.7-8.3, SR.5.AH.7-8.4, SR.5.AH.9-12.2, SR.5.AH.9-12.3, SR.5.AH.9-12.4



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